South Australian clinical trials portal
The SA clinical trials portal provides information on conducting clinical trials in South Australia including information for researchers, sponsors and participants.
Research is an essential component of SA Health’s mission as it supports innovation, attracts high quality staff, and delivers health, social and economic benefits for South Australians. SA Health supports research in a variety of ways, from providing facilities and infrastructure including our public hospitals and health services to conduct research, through to providing policy and guidance to assist health and medical researchers to deliver their research effectively and efficiently.
Every day the public benefits from innovations derived from health and medical research, including developing new ways to prevent disease such as a new vaccine and discovering patterns of disease that can inform better programs and health policy.
South Australia has a long history of excellence in health and medical research and has fostered world class scientists. Some examples include:
The Office for Research is positioned under the Chief Medical Officer within the System Leadership and Design division, SA Department for Health and Wellbeing. The Office for Research was re-established in 2016 as a Statewide Service to provide coordination and oversight of health and medical research strategy and policy for SA Health.
The main functions of the Office for Research are to:
The Guidance Document for Human Research Biobanks and Associated Data (Guidance Document) draws reference from national and international sources to provide guidance to South Australian biobanks on the: